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The foundation of OX Magazine is based on its positioning as a cultural barometer for all things Oxfordshire and in this digital age, beyond.  OX Magazine showcases the best of the county and enhances its pages with culture, theatre, literature and music. It showcases where we eat, drink and socialise. It features those people that inspire us and influence the city, the county, the arts, the artisans and the incomparable history of our ancient city. It is a flagship for the people that make us so proud of our county in their myriad ways.

OX Magazine is intelligent, thought-provoking, entertaining and immerses itself in social and cultural support.  OX Magazine knows that those people that we are proud to have as readers expect the best – and we strive to give it to them.  Our independence is our strength and allows us to maintain our mantra of quality above all.
Thank you for being part of this.

Jill Colour

Jill Rayner

Managing Director

• Oxfordshire’s longest residing tourist.
• Impressed by: Not a lot- I’m Northern!
• Mantra: "Love, live, let go."


Dan Spindler

Creative Director

Lee McCorrisken

Lee McCorrisken

Sales Manager

• A passion for home improvement and gadgets.
• Impressed by: 86% of people trying to plug their USB in upside-down.
• Mantra: "The best way to predict the future is to create it."

Nickie Hobbs

Sales Manager

• Gin drinking, cheese obsessed music lover.
• Impressed by: Manners & the art of conversation.
• Mantra: "Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it."

Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett

Features Editor

• Ab Fab devotee who watches plays.
• Impressed by: Anyone who can speak a foreign language.
• Mantra: "L'addition, s'il vous plait."

Toby Hambly

Toby Hambly


• U14B Hockey’s Most Improved Player, 2008.
• Impressed by: Beyoncé.
• Mantra: "Who run the world? GIRLS!"

Kayla Maslin

Features Writer/Social Media Officer

• Lover of words, water and wvodka.
• Impressed by: Poetry, spirituality and goats.
• Mantra: "The flower doesn’t dream of the bee. It blossoms, and the bee comes."

Laura Farley

Laura Farley

Sales Executive

• Lover of literature, cheese and Hollyoaks.
• Impressed by: Intellectual conversation and genuine people.
• Mantra: "What doesn’t break you makes you stronger."

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Lionel Barking

Canine Editor

• Now-retired racing Greyhound.
• Impressed by: Anything edible.
• Mantra: "Behave like a dog."